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Kapil Muneshwar Ji Temple


Kapil Muneshwar Ji Temple is located in Kolayat village at Bikaner district in Rajasthan. This temple is dedicated to Lord Muneshwar.

About The Deity

In the inner temple, the idol is of black marble and one of white marble. One idol is that of Kapil Muni and in left side is Garudji and in right side Vashishthaji and other one is of his Mother Devahuti.It is front side of the temple.

About the Temple

The temple was built in 16th century and its founder was Maharaja Raisingh. The king felt that the sacred place was a site for ascetiasm used by the sage Kapil Muni. Therefore, he built this temple for perpetual memory of the place.

Rare Fact

The temples of Kapil Muni are a few in numbers and this is one of them. Since the temple is located by the side of a beautiful water body and its beauty has been enhanced all the more and now it has become a spot for the tourists to visit.


A big fair is held on the Poornima of the month of Kartika.

Custom & Traditions of Temple

All Vaishnava customs and rituals are used because primarily this is a Vaishnava temple.

How To Reach Kapil Muneshwar Ji Temple

By Air

Nearest airport is Nal airport.

By Rail

Nearest railway station is Kolayat railway station.

By Road

Nearest Bus stop is Kolayat bus stop.

Temple Address

Kapil Muneshwar Ji Temple,
MDR 37, Kolayat,
Rajasthan - 334302.


Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Salvation
  • Wealth
  • Relief from diseases
  • Purchase of vehicles
  • Gain Knowledge

Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha

Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.

Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi

Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.

Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam

Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).

Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te

Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.


The temple is open in Morning from 5.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and in evening 5.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.

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